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Gadobenic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Contrast medium

Chemical Names

Dihydrogen ((+-)-4-carboxy-5,8,11-tris(carboxymetyl)-1-phenyl-2-oxa-5,8,11-- triazatridecan-13-oato(5-))gadolinate(2-), compound wit 1-deoxy-1-(metylamino)-D-glucitol (1:2)

Dihydrogen[(+/-)-4-carboxy-5,8,11-tris(carboxymetyl)-1-phenyl-2-oxa-5,8,11-triazatridecan-13-oato(5-)]gadolinate(2-) (WHO)

Dihydrogen[(+/-)-carboxy-5,8,11-tris(carboxymetyl)-1-phenyl-2-oxa-5,8,11-triazatridecan-13-oato(5-)]gadolinat(2-) (IUPAC)

Gadolinate(2-), (4-carboxy-5,8,11-tris(carboxymetyl)-1-phenyl-2-oxa-5,8,11-triaz- atridecan-13-oato(5-)-N5,N8,N11,O4,O5,O8,O11,O13)-, dihydrogen

Foreign Names

  • Acidum gadobenicum (Latin)
  • Gadobens√§ure (German)
  • Acide gadobenique (French)
  • Acido gadobenico (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • MultiHance
    Regional Health, New Zealand
  • Multiferon
    Bracco, Hungary
  • MultiHance
    Bracco, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bracco, Belgium; Bracco, Denmark; Bracco, France; Bracco, Greece; Bracco, Hungary; Bracco, Israel; Bracco, Italy; Bracco, Netherlands; Bracco, Portugal; Bracco, Romania; Bracco, Sweden; Bracco Imaging, Germany; Bracco Imaging, Finland; Bracco Imaging, Norway; Bracco Imaging, Poland; Bracco Imaging Italia, Austria; Bracco Sine Pharmaceutical, China; Bracco Suisse, Switzerland; Bracco UK, United Kingdom; Mark Medical, Croatia (Hrvatska); Rovi, Spain; Santa-Farma, Turkey


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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